Eleven Sports


Sports streamers: a long road ahead

As new sports streaming services such as DAZN and Eleven Sports aggressively seek out rights and push traditional players to innovate, how is the market responding and measuring success? Ross Biddiscombe investigates It is a time of immense disruption in the sports streaming market. Almost every day there is either more content being made available […]

Eleven Sports “miscalculation” serves as wake-up call to sports providers

Eleven Sports’ distribution headaches have served as a pressing “wake-up call” to sports providers looking to break into the UK’s saturated market. The embattled sports SVOD is on the brink of closure just four months after launching in the UK and Ireland, due in large part to what TBI understands was a “miscalculated” risk that […]

Eleven Sports on brink of closure

SVOD Eleven Sports may be shuttered just four months after launching. Billed as the ‘Netflix of Sport’ and with minority investment from Endeavor Group, the fledgling platform has struggled to find a subscriber base in the UK and Ireland, according to reports. The service, which is priced at £5.99 ($7.50)/month and owned by Leeds United […]

Eleven signs ex-Vodafone TV head as Portugal chief

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has named Vodafone’s former head of TV Jorge Pavão de Sousa as managing director for Portugal. Pavão de Sousa will be responsible for further expanding Eleven’s growth in Portugal, where it recently launched in partnership with cable operator Nowo, including increasing revenues, developing strategic partnerships, and overseeing the platforms day to […]

Xumo claims 325% increase in viewership

US over-the-top video service Xumo reported a 325% rise in viewership and a 90% increase in user consumption over the past year for its free streaming service. At the same time the company announced four new content partnerships with Eleven Sports, ATTN:, Endemol Shine Group, and Genius Brands. These deals add six new channels to […]